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Setting Big Goals in 2020 with the Madison Marathon!!!!

Disclaimer: I received a free entry to the Madison Marathon as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out to review find and write race reviews!

Fall running is my favorite time to run! The temps are cooler and the the changing leaves offer beautiful views on most courses! This fall I will be taking my big goals to Wisconsin for the Madison Marathon on November 8th. As I sit here currently, I have never been to Wisconsin but this race will actually be my second in Madison as I will be running a half marathon there in August!

What makes this adventure even crazier is that I will be running a marathon in Indianapolis on 11/7/20. Yes, that is correct! I have committed to run 2 full marathons in one weekend! This is my biggest running weekend yet and I am scared and excited all at once!

I couldn’t take this on without the support of some pretty special people. Of course my biggest running supporter, my husband, is helping me work out all the logistics and I have no doubt he will make sure I am in the right places at the right time. I also have a best running friend that is from Wisconsin and she has also promised to make the trip to Wisconsin as well (to run of course!) I can’t wait to hear all about her hometown and get the inside scoop on the best places to eat after the race!

My biggest race cheerleaders and BRF from WI!

But even if I didn’t have a best running friend from Wisconsin, the Madison Marathon would still be high on my list of races that I would love to run and here’s why:

  • FREE RACE PHOTOS compliments of Madison Marathon presented by SSM Health
  • FREE runner tracking via the Madison Marathon App
  • 1 complimentary Michelob Ultra beer (for those 21+) and a Wisconsin Tailgate (mac ‘n cheese, chili or brat) at the Post-Race Party 
  • Premium soft-feel, long-sleeved technical shirt (gender-specific)
  • Awesome finisher medal
  • Pace groups for all speeds
  • Professionally timed and managed
  • Start & Finish on beautiful Capitol Square
  • Boston Qualifier

Now let’s be honest – I’m not a contender to qualify for Boston (even running a marathon on fresh legs that didn’t run a marathon the day before!) but there is something about being on a course with fellow runners that are chasing that BQ! One of my favorite things to do is to follow a races hashtag on Twitter or Instagram and cheer on others accomplishments after a big race!! You can follow the Madison Marathon and watch as other runners like myself train and prepare for the race in November!
Madison Marathon Facebook
Madison Marathon Twitter
Madison Marathon Instagram

Come join me in Madison on 11/8/2020 for the Madison Marathon!! You can save 10% on registration by using code BIBRAVE2020 !!!!! I would love to have a running buddy to explore 26.2 miles of Madison with me on foot!! Whose in?


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